BA Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus
Cyprus (North), Kalkanlı
Education and Humanities TRNC, Kalkanlı, Mersin 10
Study location
TRNC, Kalkanlı
Undergraduate, full-time
Nominal duration
4 years
Study language
Course code

Tuition fee

$9,450.00 per year

Tuition fee is paid in two installments. Please click here for more information about scholarships.

Application fee

$55.00 one-time

Entry qualification

High school / secondary education (or higher)

Admission requirements for your country.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.

Language requirements


Following exams and scores are accepted as proof of proficiency:

IELTS*: 7.0
METU English proficiency Exam: 70

Note: Having a valid IELTS or TOEFL score is not a must for application however it will be required at registration.

*: IELTS ACADEMIC exams taken on or before 23 December 2022 (not more than 2 years after the exam date) can be used.


Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) involves teaching English to individuals, usually in their own countries. The demand for EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers is enormous nationally and internationally and the job market is quite competitive. A good teacher has the knowledge, expertise and practical know-how to teach students with diverse needs and interests in EFL.

The B.A. Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language provides students with the opportunity to expand and refine their knowledge of English and equips them with the means and resources to assist their own students in learning English. TEFL students learn the best practices in the planning, teaching and evaluating of second language instruction and are given the opportunity to observe how these practices are implemented in local schools.

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Career opportunities

Graduates of this Teaching English as a Foreign Language will be certified English teachers and will be qualified to work as English teachers, curriculum designers and material developers at public and private schools and state and foundation universities as well as in other areas and contexts requiring advanced English language skills.

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 12, 2024

Application deadline
6 Sep 2024 23:55:00
Cyprus time
Studies commence
Sep 29, 2024